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Sarah Grace Durrance

With the mud, sweat, grease, and bugs, the boatyard life in Bristol Bay has a glamour all its own.

Sarah Grace Durrance

Tim Sands will open the Igushik to set netting Monday, FRI is continuing their seven decades of research, Igiugig is saving their Yup'ik language, Fish Expo is underway, and voices from the boatyards.

KDLG

Fisheries Research Institute is continuing its seven decades of research into Bristol Bay's salmon life cycles and ecosystems.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

In July, the village of Igiugig will complete the second year of its three year Language Preservation and Maintenance Grant. With 23 fluent speakers of Lake Iliamna Yup’ik still living, the village of Igiugig is making a concerted effort to revive the language.

US Fish & Wildlife Service, R/V Tiglax

Bogoslof volcano has a new lava dome. Cleveland volcano continues to put up ash and extrude lava, and the alert level for Pavlof volcano was raised to "advisory."

First ever Bristol Bay Fish Expo kicks off Friday

Jun 8, 2017
KDLG

Modeled after Pacific Marine Expo, the new local hub for vendors, industry, and fishermen is also a fundraiser for the Little Angel’s Child Care Academy in the Bristol Bay Borough.

ADF&G Survey Tracks Moose and Caribou Calf Survival Rates

Jun 8, 2017
ADF&G

ADF&G in Dillingham tracked moose and caribou calves around the area 17 game management units. Biologists say 60% of the original moose calves are gone, many likely taken by predators. 

KDLG

Bristol Bay seafood processors are hiring for the 2017 salmon rush. Changes to the H-2B visa program have forced them to hire more workers from lower-48 states.

KDLG

Ray Williams of Iliamna Transportation Company says the Iliamna Lake and Kvichak River are very low, making the shortcut from the False Pass route a little tricky, but doable.

KDLG

Assembly voted 3-1 Monday night in favor of offering a $1500 rebate to skippers installing refrigerated seawater systems on their vessels. Proponents say the chilled catch will bring higher overall value.

KDLG

When schools start back up in the fall, administrative positions will see some shuffling of staff around the bay.

KDLG

Fred Tom Hurley III, 25, is accused of assaulting a woman at her Ekwok home in June of 2016.

ADF&G

ADF&G biologists are expecting a drop in Chignik sockeye, an uptick in South Pen pinks, and 826,000 less sockeye harvested in Area M. 

Survey investigates Alaskan's attitudes towards wildlife

Jun 6, 2017
USFWS

A new survey will measure attitudes towards wildlife among a thousand Alaska residents. It will be used to help ADF&G better serve the public.

KDLG

William E. Sanchez, 56, taken into custody for DUI Saturday. The F/V Blossom D was towed into harbor by Good Samaritan vessels who say a highly intoxicated Sanchez "bumped" into them at Queen's Slough.

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